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World Cup qualifiers recap: Sweden, Ukraine, and Scotland achieved important win

World Cup qualifiers recap: Sweden, Ukraine, and Scotland achieved important win

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World Cup qualifiers recap: Sweden, Ukraine, and Scotland achieved important win

The Swedish national football team came close to leading Spain with a sure 3-0 (1-0) home win against Kosovo, by just one point behind the top of Group B qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, and also has one game less played. Here is a World Cup qualifiers recap of matches played recently. 

Forsberg (29-11m), Isak (62), and Quaison (79) were the scorers for Sweden, who now has 12 points from five games, while Spain is leading with 13 points from six games. In the very end of the football match with two goals Greece reached a 2-0 (0-0) victory against Georgia, and the scorers were Bakasetas (90-11m) and Pelkas (90 + 5). Greece is third in the group with nine points from five games, Kosovo fourth with four from six, and Georgia last with one from six games.

With two goals from Prevljak in 25th and 66th minute Bosnia scored 2-0 against 

Kazakhstan. Finland is fourth with five points from the same number of games, while Kazakhstan is last with three points. Scotland achieved a very important victory in the fight for second place in Group F. Scotland defeated Israel with a 3-2 (1-2) match score at Hampden Park after the turnaround. 

The guests led twice through Zahavi (5) and Dabbur (32), Scotland was brought back into the game by McGinn (30) and Dykes (57), to ensure the victory of McTominay (90 + 4) deep in the referee’s compensation. Scotland is second with 14 points, four less with the game more than the leading Denmark, which will play against Moldova later on Saturday, while Israel is third with 10 points.

World Cup qualifiers recap Results:

GROUP A

Azerbaijan – Ireland 0-3 (Robinson 7, 39, Ogbene 90)

GROUP B

Sweden – Kosovo 3-0 (Forsberg 29-11m, Isak 62, Quaison 79)

Georgia – Greece 0-2 (Bakasetas 90-11m, Pelkas 90 + 5)

GROUP C

Lithuania – Bulgaria 3-1 (Lasickas 18, Černych 82, 84 / Despodov 64)

GROUP D

Kazakhstan – BiH 0-2 (Prevljak 25, 66)

Finland – Ukraine 1-2 (Pukki 29 / Jarmolenko 4, Jafremchuk 34)

GROUP F

Scotland – Israel 3-2 (McGinn 30, Dykes 57, McTominay 90 + 4 / Zahavi 5, Dabbur 32)

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